Welcome to the Weekend Report, where we tell you what's up in Seattle this weekend - the things you definitely don't want to miss. Now that things are slowly but surely opening up in our region, we figured it's a good time to start this weekly feature up again! We're guaranteed to miss some events, so definitely email us at email@example.com if there is something wonderful we need to know about!
Thursday, June 24
Pride at Kirkland Urban. Celebrate Pride with a free, family-friendly Pride Parade (starting at 4 p.m.), performances, stilt walkers and a live DJ.
- 3:30 to 6 p.m.
- Kirkland Urban
Friday to Sunday, June 25-27
Coeur Case Wine Release Party. Milbrandt Vineyards and Coeur Cause Wines have launched a bottling of Coeur Cause Sparkling Riesling for Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month, with 10% of sales going toward the Walk to End Alzheimer's in Washington State. They're rolling out the purple carpet at their tasting room for this event featuring pairings, raffles, prizes and a complimentary bouquet of purple flowers for caregivers and those affected by Alzheimer's or other dementia.
- Noon to 6 p.m. each day
- Reservations required at OpenTable
- Milbrandt Vineyards Tasting Room
Saturday, June 26
2021 Ballard Edible Garden Tour. Sustainable Ballard presents this 12th annual self-guided walking/biking tour of Ballard that includes 18 gardens to explore within walking distance of each other.
- 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- $15 donation; free for children 10 and younger and members. Register online.
- Start Point: Gilman Playfield (look for the green tent)
TAKING B[L]ACK PRIDE. Hosted by Queer the Land, Trans Women of Color Solidarity Network and Alphabet Alliance of Color, this event features food, live performances, dancing, art healing/open speak spaces and a COVID-19 vaccine clinic.
- 1 p.m. to dusk
- Price: "All are free to attend however this is a Black and Brown queer trans-centered, prioritized, valued, event. White allies and accomplices are welcome to attend but will be charged a $10 to $50 reparations fee that will be used to keep this event free of cost for Black and Brown Trans and Queer Community."
- Jimi Hendrix Park
Saturday to Sunday, June 26-27
Seattle Pride. This annual two-day LGBTQIA+ Pride event is virtual this year but will still feature speakers, music, performances, activities and activism like usual — all tying into the theme of "Resilience." Just to give you a taste — a burlesque performance from Miss Violet DeVille, a quiz show hosted by Betty Wetter, GenPride's "A Story of LGBTQ Resilience: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow" and so much more.
- 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days
- Free advance registration is required
- Featured: Seattle Pride announces full schedule for 2021's virtual, two-day event